Eliminate Blank First Pages in QuarkXPress

If you’re designing a single, two-page spread, you can avoid having a blank first page by starting your document with page 2. Here’s one way:

In QuarkXPress, activate the first page of the document, go to the Page menu, choose Section, enable the Section Start checkbox, then enter an even number in the Number field.

Page>Section>Number

 

In the latest versions of QuarkXPress, there is a new checkbox in the New Project dialog box that makes the process even simpler: Allow Odd Pages on Left:

New Project>Allow Odd Pages on Left-circled